Ethical Implications: Breach Of Patient Health Information

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Yes, I do feel that this is a breach because although it might not seem like any patient health information was discussed, any patient information should be discussed in public areas. The information that was discussed in the elevator could be considered sensitive information, even though any patient identifiers were not brought up. I don't think there would be any legal implications, unless I was a family member of said patient and recognized that they were talking about my family member, I could potentially report a breach of confidentiality and negligence to the hospital. Also, if I was another doctor or another medical staff, I could do the same and report them. Any ethical implications in this scenario that I can think of would be that
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